Ballet dancers against urban backdrops in NYC by Omar Robles

Ballet dancers against urban backdrops in NYC by Omar Robles 9

Dancers are certainly a sight for sour eyes. No matter what the surroundings or the background, their costumes or the lack of. And 34-year-old photographer Omar Robles, has made that the theme of his work. Based in New York City, he takes stunning photographs of dancers set against gritty urban backdrops. Subway cars, alleyways and the streets of the city all serve as a playground for the dancers he captures.

I’m in love with how you can express and create all these beautiful lines and movements with just the human body,” he says.

Omar Robles got his start in the art world studying mime theater, later discovering photography as a college student. About 42,000 Instagram followers later one can definitely rest assure he is on the right path.

 

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